The Lydian singers perform at the National Awards.
Some of the medals awarded at the National Awards 2011
Recipients of the first time award, the Medal for the Development of Women (Gold) are left to right Brenda Gopeesingh; Hazel Brown and Diana Mahabir-Wyatt
Recipients of the Order of Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the nation's highest award are left to right back row Zalayhar Hassanali; Anthony Norman Sabga and Helen Bhagwansingh. At front is Ulric Cross
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar congratulates Dr. Austin Trinidade who got the Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold). Looking on is Dr. Gregory Bissessar, husband of the Prime Minister
President George Maxwell Richards pins the Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold) on Major General Edmund Dillon, a former Chief of Defence Staff
Chief Justice Ivor Archie congratulates Margarete Sampson-Browne, a retired police officer who got the Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold). At right is Mrs. Archie
Retired Judge Gladys Gafoor who received the Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold) is congratulated by Her Excellency Mrs. Jean Ramjohn-Richards